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Sarah P. Duke Gardens in Durham, North Carolina has put together a storm preparedness plan in anticipation of more frequent extreme storms.
The increased hurricane activity predicted for future decades has serious implications for the important work of Montgomery Botanical Center (MBG).
This Plan is intended to outline plans for preparing for emergencies and for immediate response and short-term recovery efforts in an emergency.
The below case studies were collected and shared in a September 2018 Newsletter from the Center for Plant Conservation.
The Global Strategy for Plant Conservation (GSPC), with its 16 plant conservation targets was originally adopted by the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) in 2002.
Botanic gardens around the world maintain collections of living plants for science, conservation, education, beauty and more.
In spite of the proven value of trees for reducing stormwater flows and pollutants, there remains a widespread lack of understanding, acceptance, and credibility of their use for managing stormwater.
Architectural design is a decision-making process in which we both create our own surroundings and respond to the environment around us. The places we create reveal much about our understanding of, and connection with, our environment.